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Chintz Fragment (India), late 18th century

This is a Chintz fragment. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is mordants for red (over resist) gray, purple and black applied by pen or brush; madder dyed; blue applied by immersion over resist, (chintz) on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Josephine Howell. It is credited Gift of Josephine Howell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 6 x 13.5 cm (2 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

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Chintz Fragment (India), late 18th century; cotton; H x W: 6 x 13.5 cm (2 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-4

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